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Lihong Zhou () and José Miguel Baptista Nunes ()
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Lihong Zhou: Wuhan University
José Miguel Baptista Nunes: The University of Sheffield

Chapter 1 in Knowledge Sharing in Chinese Hospitals, 2015, pp 1-7 from Springer

Abstract: Abstract In 1950, immediately after the establishment of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), and as advocated by the first communist president Chairman Mao Zedong, the First National Healthcare Conference approved the creation of a national healthcare system, based on the provision of two very different types of medicine, namely Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Western Medicine (WM) (National Healthcare Conference 1950; cited in Hillier and Jewell 1983).

Keywords: Healthcare Professional; Traditional Chinese Medicine; Knowledge Sharing; Western Medicine; Patient Knowledge (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2015
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DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-45162-5_1

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